Green Spaces Services Officer
Salary: £24,302 – £34,431 pa
Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience plus car user allowance
Help us to protect, develop and maintain our borough
Are you passionate about protecting, developing and promoting public green spaces? We want to hear from you.
We are looking for an experienced green spaces services officer with formal horticultural/landscape management training and experience to join our professional and highly committed team.
As a Green Spaces Services Officer, you will take an active part in managing grounds maintenance contracts, the development and delivery of environmental landscape improvements and encouraging community engagement schemes to enhance the borough.
You will be flexible in your approach to the job, show initiative and make the most of your communications and negotiation skills to develop and promote Elmbridge’s green spaces.
In exchange, we offer you the experience of a highly committed Green Spaces Team which has received several awards and was Best Regional Large Park Winner in the South and South East in Bloom Competition.
We know we ask a lot, but the good news is that we give a lot too.
- Flexibility: And we really mean it! We know you have to juggle work and life commitments and we are happy and open to discussing the right mix for you.
- Wellbeing: When you thrive Elmbridge thrives, which is why we have developed a strong and varied wellbeing programme for our employees, from mindfulness to lunchtime table tennis – the options are there for you.
- Learning and development: We all know learning doesn’t stop when you leave university, it is an ongoing journey and we will support you on that journey by creating a bespoke learning and development plan.
If you want to play an active role within a multi-disciplined team, with opportunities to develop your management skills in leisure facilities, apply online today!
For more information about the role, please contact Ian Gayton, 01372 474 571 or visit elmbridge.gov.uk/joinus to find out more about working for Elmbridge Borough Council.
Closing date: Sunday 24 February 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications.
To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.